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Ryan Richardson: Prepare your pets for heat of summer
Fellow Joplinites, I'm going to level with you: I'm dreading the summer weather here.
Couple celebrate 50th anniversary with world record recognition, historical heritage visit
A desire to see her gravestone as well as the Guinness offices gave the couple a reason to go to Great Britain, making for a 50th anniversary vacation that neither one could have ever foreseen.
Frankie Meyer: First, middle names can be important clues
Have you reached a brick wall in your family history research? The first and middle names of your ancestors may provide the clues you need.
Phyllis Seesengood: Kidnapped family's issues exposed in thriller
From all appearances, Justin and Libby Denbe and their 15-year-old daughter, Ashlyn are the perfect, loving family in "Touch and Go," by Lisa Gardner. Justin owns a multi-million-dollar construction company that has provided their family with a life of wealth, including an elegant, multi-story Boston townhouse, cars and anything else that money can buy.
Ryan Richardson: Humane Society honors pet enthusiasts
Historically, fundraisers have not been my cup of tea, but after last weekend, that might have changed. From the moment that I walked into the pavilion area of the casino, I knew that these were my people.
Illinois church group raising money for Joplin through inspirational song
A weeklong trip to Joplin last year proved so life-changing for a group of teens that they have written a song and earmarked the proceeds to directly help Joplin's ongoing recovery from the 2011 tornado.
Frankie Meyer: Volunteers do outstanding work on research site
The extraordinary program was started in 1996 by a few genealogists in Kentucky who decided to develop a website where information on that state could be posted for free use by researchers. The initial program was such a success that it has since been broadened to include all states and counties in the United States.
Jacque Gage: Missouri author writes compelling fiction
Irene Hannon (a Missouri author) is an award-winning author specializing in romantic and suspense novels (I've told you I like to read "brain candy" when I'm on my own time.) She writes what is considered "Christian" or "inspirational" fiction.
Ryan Richardson: Dog park will be treat for Joplin pet owners
One of the few things I liked about living in Springfield was access to a dog park on a regular basis. My dog was just a pup then, but she absolutely loved it. There was a lot of ball tossing, fetch and exploration done there.
Miniature horse bound for Montana therapy program
Bridget Kavanagh always knew her 2-year-old miniature horse, Tonka Toy, was lovable. But she said she never thought about sharing him with others until after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
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